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University of Edinburgh open to forging relationship with new suppliers

The University of Edinburgh is open to speaking with fresh suppliers, according to its Director of Estates Gary Jebb, as they continue to transform their property and estates portfolio. Gary Jebb told the Scottish Universities Development Plans Conference that since he had joined the university nearly five years ago its annual construction expenditure had increased […]

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Kirklees Council announces plans to build 10,000 new homes

Kirklees is set for some major residential developments, as they announce their ambitions to build 10,000 new homes in the next five years. The plans, revealed at MIPIM this week by Kirklees Council’s Deputy Leader Shabir Pandor, will see the Council build 1,000 new homes themselves and look to secure the support of developers the […]

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University of Birmingham reveal Rail & Engineering Hub designs

Designs have been unveiled for the University of Birmingham’s Rail and Engineering Hub. The centre, which will house engineering and research staff working on new digital innovations for the rail industry, is set to be one of the University’s largest estate projects of the next few years. The University of Birmingham will be speaking about […]

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Leeds City Centre to ‘double in size’

The City of Leeds is set to double in size with huge developments plans – with key stakeholders set to discuss further details at the Transforming Leeds Conference next month. Plans are set to see a huge housing boost with the development of over 16,500 new homes, and massive developments around the HS2 Train Station, […]

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Business & industrial park planned for West Yorkshire

Keyland Developments are planning a 400,000sq m industrial and business park on a former water treatment site. The development, which would transform the former Yorkshire Water site in Kirklees, would create 800 new jobs in a massive regeneration of the site. The development would be a huge boost for the regional economy, which is set […]

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Manchester Metropolitan University reveal tech facility plans

Plans have been revealed for a new tech facility in a collaboration between Manchester Metropolitan University and Tatton Estate. The Cheshire 3D Print Hub (C3D) will create a major new addition to the Liverpool-Manchester science corridor. Manchester Metropolitan University are set to speak at our North West Universities Development Plans Conference later this month, and […]

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